Georgia Police Officer Training Programs and Schools

Career Information for Police And Sheriffs Patrol Officers in Georgia

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Fast Facts for Police Patrol Officers in Georgia

  • Cities with highest percentage of jobs relative to population: Hinesville, Athens and Brunswick
  • Cities with lowest percentage of jobs relative to population: Dalton, Augusta and Atlanta
  • Cities with the highest absolute number of jobs: Atlanta, Augusta and Savannah

Salaries for Police Patrol Officers in Georgia

  • Metro areas with the highest median salaries: Atlanta, Athens and Savannah

Schools for Police Patrol Officers in Georgia are listed below.

Selected Police Patrol Officers Schools in Georgia

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You've found Ashford University, where school comes to you. Earn your bachelor's or master's degree online.

  • Programs: BA/Law Enforcement Administration, MS Criminal Justice, BA/Social and Criminal Justice, more...
  • Degrees: Bachelor, Master

Kaplan University is focused on recognizing the achievements of military and veteran students and offers the flexibility of an online education.

  • Programs: BS in Criminal Justice - Law Enforcement, BS in Criminal Justice - Crime Scene Investigation, MS in Criminal Justice - Law, more...
  • Degrees: Bachelor, Master

A degree from CTU connects you to what matters most: powerful professional network, real-world professional faculty and innovative technology. Once you earn your degree you hit the ground running.

  • Programs: Doctor of Management - Criminal Justice, Bachelor of Science in Criminal Justice, Bachelor of Science in Criminal Justice – Human Services, more...
  • Degrees: Doctorate, Bachelor, Master

Baker College is proud to be the largest independent college in Michigan with the most focused approach to education and training available. With one of the highest graduate employment rates in the country, our mission is to help our students find meaningful employment.

  • Programs: Criminal Justice - Bachelor, Law Enforcement Academy (Police) - Bachelor
  • Degrees: Bachelor

You’re serious about success. With your busy schedule and the desire to move your career forward, you can earn an accredited associate, bachelors or master’s degree at a pace that works for you anywhere, anytime, 24/7.

At AIU, the Serious U, you can get started to get ahead.

  • Programs: Bachelor's (BSCJ) - Law Enforcement, Bachelor's (BSCJ) - Generalist
  • Degrees: Bachelor

Founded by the Society of Jesus in 1851, Saint Joseph's University (SJU) has been developing the minds and abilities of men and women in a challenging academic environment steeped in the enriching Jesuit tradition of cura personalis (care of the entire person).

  • Programs: Master's in CJ with Federal Law Enforcement, Master's in Criminal Justice  , Master's in CJ with Behavior Analysis
  • Degrees: Master
South College

Get the skills you need to pursue your dreams at South College, located in Knoxville.

  • Programs: MS Criminal Justice, CERT Criminal Justice (Grad Level)
  • Degrees: Master, Certificate
Argosy University
Atlanta, Phoenix

Welcome to Argosy University

Argosy University offers doctoral, master's, and bachelor's degree programs to students through its eight colleges:  College of Behavioral Sciences, Graduate School of Business and Management, College of Education,  College of Health Sciences, College of Arts and Sciences, College of Creative Arts and Design, College of Clinical Psychology and Western State College of Law at Argosy University as well as certificate programs in many areas.

  • Programs: Criminal Justice (BS) (Online), Criminal Justice (BS)
  • Degrees: Bachelor

With Miller-Motte you can expect the focus to be on you, the student, and your career. We are committed to Changing Futures, Changing Lives, and it all starts with you. You can rely on challenging programs, interesting curriculum, and educators with industry experience preparing you for your new future.

  • Programs: Criminal Justice - Associate of Occupational Science
  • Degrees: Associate

We Change Lives...One Person At A Time. ®

  • Programs: Criminal Justice, Associates Degree, Criminal Justice Administration, Bachelor Degree, Criminal Justice, Diploma
  • Degrees: Associate, Bachelor, Diploma
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More Georgia Police Patrol Officers Schools

School Name Campus Highest Award Enrolled
Abraham Baldwin Agricultural College Tifton Bachelor 3,665
Albany State University Albany Masters 4,033
Albany Technical College Albany Associate 2,770
Altamaha Technical College Jesup Associate 840
Andrew College Cuthbert Associate 271
Appalachian Technical College Jasper Associate 998
Armstrong Atlantic State University Savannah Masters 6,848
Athens Technical College Athens Associate 4,041
Augusta State University Augusta Masters 6,588
Augusta Technical College Augusta Associate 4,516
Bainbridge College Bainbridge Associate 2,661
Brenau University Gainesville Masters 2,577
Central Georgia Technical College Macon Associate 5,233
Chattahoochee Technical College Marietta Associate 6,264
Clark Atlanta University Atlanta Doctorate 4,271
Clayton State University Morrow Masters 6,043
College of Coastal Georgia Brunswick Associate 2,942
Columbus State University Columbus Masters 7,593
Coosa Valley Technical College Rome Associate 2,628
Dalton State College Dalton Bachelor 4,532
Dekalb Technical College Clarkston Associate 3,819
East Central Technical College Fitzgerald Associate 1,356
Flint River Technical College Thomaston Associate 886
Fort Valley State University Fort Valley Masters 2,562
Georgia College & State University Milledgeville Masters 6,249
Georgia Military College-Atlanta Campus Union City Associate 457
Georgia Military College-Augusta Campus Martinez Associate 1,110
Georgia Military College-Columbus Campus Columbus Associate 186
Georgia Military College-Milledgeville Campus Milledgeville Associate 1,286
Georgia Military College-Valdosta Campus Valdosta Associate 881
Georgia Military College-Warner Robins Campus Warner Robins Associate 841
Georgia Southern University Statesboro Doctorate 16,841
Georgia Southwestern State University Americus Masters 2,405
Georgia State University Atlanta Doctorate & First Professional 27,134
Griffin Technical College Griffin Associate 4,032
Gwinnett Technical College Lawrenceville Associate 4,789
Heart of Georgia Technical College Dublin Associate 1,560
Kennesaw State University Kennesaw Masters 20,607
Lanier Technical College Oakwood Associate 3,303
Macon State College Macon Bachelor 6,464
Mercer University Macon Doctorate 7,308
Middle Georgia Technical College Warner Robins Associate 2,851
Moultrie Technical College Moultrie Associate 2,160
North Georgia College & State University Dahlonega Masters 5,227
North Georgia Technical College Clarkesville Associate 1,964
Northwestern Technical College Rock Spring Associate 2,275
Ogeechee Technical College Statesboro Associate 1,921
Okefenokee Technical College Waycross Associate 1,550
Paine College Augusta Bachelor 917
Piedmont College Demorest Masters 2,283
Reinhardt College Waleska Masters 1,028
Savannah Technical College Savannah Associate 4,159
South Georgia Technical College Americus Associate 1,853
Southeastern Technical College Vidalia Associate 920
Southwest Georgia Technical College Thomasville Associate 1,408
Swainsboro Technical College Swainsboro Associate 664
Thomas University Thomasville Masters 725
University of Georgia Athens Doctorate & First Professional 33,831
University of West Georgia Carrollton Doctorate 10,677
Valdosta State University Valdosta Doctorate 11,280
Valdosta Technical College Valdosta Associate 2,391
West Central Technical College Waco Associate 3,530
West Georgia Technical College LaGrange Associate 1,755

Job Popularity in Metro Areas for Police Patrol Officers

The map below shows job statistics for the career type by metro area, for Georgia. A table below the map shows job popularity and salaries across the state.

Metro Areas Rated for Popularity for:
Police Patrol Officers

Listed below are metro areas ranked by the popularity of jobs for Police Patrol Officers relative to the population of the city, as of 2008. Salary data was obtained from the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics.

A Relative Popularity of 1.0 means that the city has an average number of the particular job, for its population, compared to the rest of the US. Higher numbers mean proportionally more jobs of that type.

Metro Area Jobs Salary


Albany 480 $34140 1.75
Athens 600 $43150 1.59
Clarke County 600 $43150 1.59
Atlanta 12640 $42870 1.08
Sandy Springs 12640 $42870 1.08
Roswell 12640 $42870 1.08
Gainesville 300 $38100 0.81
Hinesville 180 $39060 2.25
Brunswick 320 $37430 1.72
Dalton 320 $37230 1.02
Rome 380 $33930 2.24
Macon 820 $34970 1.79
Savannah 1170 $38720 1.54
Valdosta 300 $34550 1.25
Warner Robins 370 $38000 1.14
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